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MTA_820 on Flickr.Yes, L.A. once had cable cars like San Francisco!  This image is Los Angeles’ Second Street Cable car Railroad Company., ca. 1880s. Began service this date 1885.
More information about this important date in history here:
http://metroprimaryresources.info/this-date-in-los-angeles-transportation-history/october/october-8/
The history of Los Angeles cable cars here:
http://metroprimaryresources.info/a-look-back-at-1880s-cable-car-service-in-los-angeles/1657/

MTA_820 on Flickr.

Yes, L.A. once had cable cars like San Francisco! This image is Los Angeles’ Second Street Cable car Railroad Company., ca. 1880s. Began service this date 1885.

More information about this important date in history here:
http://metroprimaryresources.info/this-date-in-los-angeles-transportation-history/october/october-8/

The history of Los Angeles cable cars here:
http://metroprimaryresources.info/a-look-back-at-1880s-cable-car-service-in-los-angeles/1657/

Filed under historic cablerailroadco history

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Metro-Lines on Flickr.
August 1954. Volume 1, Number 10 of Metro-Lines. Metro-Lines was a monthly publication printed for passengers published by Metropolitan Coach Lines. This item is from a collection of material donated by former employee Ed Vandeventer in 2011. Finding aid for this collection is at the Online Archive of California: www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c89w0d7c/

Metro-Lines on Flickr.

August 1954. Volume 1, Number 10 of Metro-Lines. Metro-Lines was a monthly publication printed for passengers published by Metropolitan Coach Lines.

This item is from a collection of material donated by former employee Ed Vandeventer in 2011. Finding aid for this collection is at the Online Archive of California: www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c89w0d7c/

Filed under Metropolitan Coach Lines MCL History Historic Customer Service Customer Information

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archivesfoundation:

Registration is now open for the next #ArchivesSleepover! Join us for “History, Heroes, and Treasures: Explorers Night” on August 2 at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC. Campers will journey to the Arctic, visit Outer Space, and discover the American West as they explore the National Archives Museum’s treasured records, before turning in to sleep in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, next to the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. For more information or to register, go to archivesfoundation.org/sleepover

archivesfoundation:

Registration is now open for the next #ArchivesSleepover! Join us for “History, Heroes, and Treasures: Explorers Night” on August 2 at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC.

Campers will journey to the Arctic, visit Outer Space, and discover the American West as they explore the National Archives Museum’s treasured records, before turning in to sleep in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, next to the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

For more information or to register, go to archivesfoundation.org/sleepover

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Filed under Archives History Archives Foundation Archives Sleepover